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Beginning Navajo Sash Belt Weaving with Gilbert Begay (Mondays, June 11, 18, 25)
June 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MST
Learn Navajo sash belt weaving over the course of three weeks with master weaver Gilbert Begay. Class starts on Monday, June 11th and meets all day every Monday for three weeks, ending on Monday, June 25th. The class will meet from 9 AM to 5:30 PM. You are welcome to work on your weaving at the store in between classes. Instructor Gilbert Begay will take you through the process of re-spinning your yarn, warping and weaving. You can expect to finish more than once piece during the class.
Navajo Sash Belt Weaving (strict limit of 5 students)
Instructor: Gilbert Begay
- Yarn re-spinning techniques
- Loom warping
- Pick-up patterns
- Fringe finishing
- Open mind
Tuition for the class is $250. You may use a loom and tools with a $150 deposit that is refundable upon return of the loom and tools. . If you have your own loom, you may also use it in class subject to space limitations. You will be doing a warp on the first day of class.
Registration, Cancellation and Refund Policies
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a seat in this class. Tuition must be paid in full when your class begins unless other arrangements have been made. If you find that you cannot attend the session that you have registered for, you may move to another session at no additional cost by paying any difference in tuition if there is space available. Please understand that Gilbert is doing this class on his normal days off and that make up sessions will not be available.